UC Davis Health System news http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/rss/{$key} UC Davis Health System news UC Davis Health System news http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/welcome/themes/default/images/logo.gif http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/rss/news UC Davis Health System news Nelson lecturer to focus on how storytelling improves patient care http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11411/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11411 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 23, 2016) - Michael LaCombe, a cardiologist with Maine General Medical Center and leader in the narrative movement in medicine, will speak on the power of stories in the practice of medicine as the UC Davis School of Medicine’s 2016 Nelson Lecturer in the Humanities. Tue, 23 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11411 Karen Finney 2016-08-23T00:00:00Z Specialized test detects bacterial infections in youngest infants with fever http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11410/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11410 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 23, 2016) - Physicians from Children’s Hospital of Michigan, UC Davis Medical Center and Nationwide Children's Hospital, in collaboration with 19 other pediatric emergency departments around the country, have established a “proof of principle” for measuring patterns of ribonucleic acid (RNA) expression in the bloodstream that can enable clinicians to distinguish bacterial infections from other causes of fever in infants up to two months old. Tue, 23 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11410 Charles Casey 2016-08-23T00:00:00Z UC Davis among the top for cancer, again http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11408/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11408 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 22, 2016) - Becker’s Hospital Review has named UC Davis Health System one of 100 in the country with “great oncology programs.” Mon, 22 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11408 Dorsey Griffith 2016-08-22T00:00:00Z Clancy appointed associate vice chancellor for academic personnel http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11407/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11407 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 19, 2016) - Colleen Clancy, professor pharmacology, has been appointed associate vice chancellor for academic personnel for schools of Human Health Sciences.. Fri, 19 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11407 Charles Casey 2016-08-19T00:00:00Z Children's Miracle Network partners with Entravision for Radiothon this week http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11399/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11399 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 18, 2016) - Children's Miracle Network at UC Davis today kicks off a Radiothon with Entravision to raise funds for UC Davis Children’s Hospital. Thu, 18 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11399 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2016-08-18T00:00:00Z Republic FC ticket sales for Sept. 3 match support UC Davis Children's Hospital http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11389/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11389 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 16, 2016) - Soccer fans can help sick and injured children at UC Davis Children’s Hospital by buying tickets to the Sept. 3 Sacramento Republic FC match. Tue, 16 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11389 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2016-08-16T00:00:00Z Children's Miracle Network Hospitals® mediathon on ABC10 raises $460,500 for UC Davis Children's Hospital http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11388/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11388 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 16, 2016) - After a 19-hour Children's Miracle Network Hospitals® mediathon on ABC10 KXTV, the final tallies are in. Mediathon viewers and partners raised $460,500 for UC Davis Children's Hospital, the local Children's Miracle Network Hospital in Sacramento - an increase of 67 percent from last year's mediathon total. Tue, 16 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11388 Lisa Nguyen 2016-08-16T00:00:00Z Lecture focuses on how precision medicine will change Alzheimer's disease treatment http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11384/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11384 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 15, 2016) - Sudha Seshadri, a Boston University neurologist who specializes in identifying the genomic and environmental risk factors of Alzheimer’s disease, will give a presentation titled “How Will Precision Medicine Influence the Prevention and Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease.” The lecture is Thursday, Aug. 25, from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the UC Davis MIND Institute auditorium, located at 2825 50th St. in Sacramento. Mon, 15 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11384 Karen Finney 2016-08-15T00:00:00Z Med center appoints chief medical information officer http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11378/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11378 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 12, 2016) - Jeffery Wajda has been appointed as the chief medical information officer of UC Davis Medical Center, the first physician to formally have that title. Fri, 12 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11378 Charles Casey 2016-08-12T00:00:00Z Greenhalgh to lead study of burn shock treatment http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11377/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11377 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 12, 2016) - The U.S. Department of Defense has awarded $2 million to David Greenhalgh, a UC Davis surgeon and national leader in treating burn injuries, for a study of the outcomes of a fluid resuscitation treatment for burn patients. Fri, 12 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11377 Karen Finney 2016-08-12T00:00:00Z Study finds Hispanic men in California need more screening for colorectal cancer http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11373/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11373 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 11, 2016) - Colorectal cancer incidence and mortality rates in California have decreased markedly for men and women in all major racial-ethnic groups since 1990, except for Hispanic men. Colorectal cancer rates for Hispanic men have remained relatively the same, a disparity that can be improved by greater screening, a study of colorectal cancer trends from the UC Davis Institute for Population Health Improvement (IPHI) finds.  Thu, 11 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11373 Carole Gan 2016-08-11T00:00:00Z New grants help move innovative ideas to new discoveries http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11369/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11369 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 10, 2016) - Two physician scientists received seed funding from the UC Davis Office of Research’s Science Translation and Innovative Research (STAIR) program to help them demonstrate proof-of-concept and commercial feasibility of their innovative technologies, which aim to address unmet market needs. Wed, 10 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11369 Carole Gan 2016-08-10T00:00:00Z Costco stores in Sacramento region raise more than $1 million for UC Davis Children's Hospital http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11371/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11371 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 10, 2016) - Costco stores in the Sacramento region raised $1,092,851, the third-largest amount of money for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals in the country, during its national fundraising campaign in May.   Wed, 10 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11371 Lisa Nguyen 2016-08-10T00:00:00Z Kohl's supports UC Davis Children's Hospital's trauma prevention efforts http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11349/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11349 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 10, 2016) - The UC Davis Injury and Trauma Prevention Program has received a $202,309 donation from Kohl’sto support its child and adolescent injury prevention efforts in the Sacramento area. Kohl’s will formally present the donation at the ABC10 Give4Kids mediathon on Friday, Aug. 12 at 11 a.m. Since 2005, Kohl’s has donated more than $2.4 million to UC Davis Children’s Hospital to support its children’s health initiatives. Wed, 10 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11349 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2016-08-10T00:00:00Z UC Davis opens centralized medical clinic in midtown Sacramento http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11367/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11367 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 9, 2016) - To better serve its patients, UC Davis Medical Group has merged its midtown outpatient services in Sacramento and some pediatrics care services into a larger, nearby facility on Folsom Boulevard. Tue, 09 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11367 Charles Casey 2016-08-09T00:00:00Z UC Davis scientists awarded $1 million grant for prostate cancer research http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11362/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11362 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 5, 2016) - The Prostate Cancer Foundation and Movember, the global charity that has raised hundreds of millions for men’s health research and programs, have delivered $1 million to UC Davis prostate cancer researchers. Fri, 05 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11362 Dorsey Griffith 2016-08-05T00:00:00Z Lecture on new diagnostic tools for Alzheimer's disease http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11363/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11363 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 4, 2016) - Charles DeCarli, director of the UC Davis Alzheimer’s Disease Center, will give a presentation on “New Diagnostic Tools for Alzheimer’s Disease” on Tuesday, Aug. 16, from 6:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. at the Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Drive in Walnut Creek, Calif. Thu, 04 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11363 Karen Finney 2016-08-04T00:00:00Z Alzheimer's Association issues $7 million challenge to scientists to speed drug discovery http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11355/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11355 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 2, 2016) - Four cutting-edge studies, including one led by John Olichney, professor and neurologist at the UC Davis Alzheimer’s Disease Center, will each receive $1 million to advance current Alzheimer's research to the next stage of clinical trials. A unique, goal-driven competition offers an additional $3 million to the clinical trial that demonstrates the most promise for treating this devastating disease. Tue, 02 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11355 Karen Finney 2016-08-02T00:00:00Z UC Davis School of Medicine Dean's Lecture Series: Physician Burn Out, Sept. 6 http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11350/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11350 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 2, 2016) - Tue, 02 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11350 Mark De Anda 2016-08-02T00:00:00Z One of America's top hospitals http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11343/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11343 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 1, 2016) - U.S. News & World Report, which annually recognizes hospitals that excel in treating patients with serious and challenging injuries and illnesses, has again ranked UC Davis Medical Center as one of the nation's best hospitals. Mon, 01 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11343 Karen Finney 2016-08-01T00:00:00Z MIND Institute-INALLIANCE partnership a recipe for success http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11348/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11348 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 1, 2016) - UC Davis MIND Institute has partnered with INALLIANCE, a local non-profit, to provide vocational training for people with developmental disabilities in the institute’s café on 50th Street. Mon, 01 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11348 Dorsey Griffith 2016-08-01T00:00:00Z Telepathology program to improve cancer diagnosis in developing world http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11346/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11346 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 1, 2016) - Regina Gandour-Edwards, a UC Davis surgical pathologist with expertise in diagnosing genitourinary tumors such as prostate and bladder cancer and training the next generation of physicians, is one of 14 specialists participating in an innovative telepathology program that is giving patients in underserved areas of sub-Saharan Africa and Haiti access to rapid cancer diagnostics, care and treatment.  Mon, 01 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11346 Carole Gan 2016-08-01T00:00:00Z Hibbard E. Williams, second dean at UC Davis School of Medicine, dies at 83 http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11347/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11347 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 29, 2016) - Hibbard E. Williams, an endocrinologist and internationally respected expert on kidney stone disease who served as UC Davis School of Medicine’s second dean from 1980 through 1992, died in his home in Davis July 26 after a battle with Lewy Body Disease. He was 83. Fri, 29 Jul 2016 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11347 Carole Gan 2016-07-29T00:00:00Z Hybrid treatment hunts down and kills leukemia cells http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11341/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11341 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 28, 2016) - Researchers at UC Davis and Ionis Pharmaceuticals have developed a hybrid treatment that harnesses a monoclonal antibody to deliver antisense DNA to acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) cells and that may lead to less toxic treatments for the disease. Thu, 28 Jul 2016 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11341 Dorsey Griffith 2016-07-28T00:00:00Z UC Davis Child Life collects art supplies, toy donations at Aug. 6 Sacramento Republic FC match http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11337/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11337 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 28, 2016) - Thu, 28 Jul 2016 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11337 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2016-07-28T00:00:00Z Register for Duck Dash: Proceeds benefit UC Davis Child Life http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11331/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11331 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 27, 2016) - The fourth annual Duck Dash will take place Saturday, Aug. 13, at 5 p.m. at Raging Waters Sacramento at Cal Expo. For the first time, proceeds will benefit the Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy Department at UC Davis Children’s Hospital. Wed, 27 Jul 2016 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11331 Caitlin Scordalakis 2016-07-27T00:00:00Z 2016-2017 MIND Institute Distinguished Lecturer Series starts Sept. 14 http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11332/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11332 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 27, 2016) - The UC Davis MIND Institute kicks off its 2016-2017 Distinguished Lecturer Series in September with an address by Robert H. Ring, associate professor at Drexel University in the College of Medicine, Department of Pharmacology and Physiology. Wed, 27 Jul 2016 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11332 Caitlin Scordalakis 2016-07-27T00:00:00Z UC Davis MIND Institute hosts summer camp http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11333/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11333 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 27, 2016) - One by one, the kids trickled into the room, checked in, put on their name badges and jumped into the games: matching cards, Hungry, Hungry Hippo and Guess Who? Wed, 27 Jul 2016 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11333 Caitlin Scordalakis 2016-07-27T00:00:00Z UC Davis Children's Hospital opens new pediatric dialysis treatment center http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11334/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11334 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 27, 2016) - UC Davis Children’s Hospital recently opened a new pediatric dialysis center, where patients and their families will be trained on home-based peritoneal dialysis and receive follow-up care. Wed, 27 Jul 2016 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11334 Caitlin Scordalakis 2016-07-27T00:00:00Z UC Davis environmental center funds innovative research on toxics and health http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11330/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11330 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 26, 2016) - As part of its commitment to developing the new generation of environmental scientists, the UC Davis Environmental Health Sciences Center has funded eight innovative research projects aimed at defining the links between toxicants and human health. Tue, 26 Jul 2016 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11330 Karen Finney 2016-07-26T00:00:00Z De Vere White to serve on prestigious NIH panel http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11329/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11329 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 26, 2016) - Ralph de Vere White, who retired in June as director of the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center, has been named to a key committee at the National Institute of Health (NIH). Tue, 26 Jul 2016 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11329 Dorsey Griffith 2016-07-26T00:00:00Z Med student awarded O'Connor Memorial Research Grant http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11328/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11328 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 26, 2016) - UC Davis School of Medicine’s first-ever Daniel T. O’Connor, M.D., Memorial Research Grant, has been awarded to Anand Narayanan, a fourth-year student who will spend the coming year investigating nanoparticles to improve the delivery and targeting of therapies for oral cancer. Tue, 26 Jul 2016 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11328 Charles Casey 2016-07-26T00:00:00Z Expanding workforce diversity: New grants enhance School of Medicine's mission http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11327/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11327 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 26, 2016) - The federal Health Resources and Services Administration has awarded UC Davis School of Medicine two new grants, totaling more than $6 million, to further the school’s long-standing goal of expanding health care access and equity for all. Tue, 26 Jul 2016 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11327 Charles Casey 2016-07-26T00:00:00Z UC Davis cardiologists are first in Northern California to offer the new disappearing stent http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11323/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11323 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 22, 2016) - Cardiologists at UC Davis Health System have treated the first patient in Northern California with a new bioresorbable stent. The Absorb vascular scaffold works like a traditional metal stent in opening vessels clogged by fatty deposits. Instead of remaining in the vessel for a lifetime, however, it is made of material similar to dissolving sutures and disappears within three years. Fri, 22 Jul 2016 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11323 Karen Finney 2016-07-22T00:00:00Z UC Davis nursing and medical schools receive grant to improve primary care education and training http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11317/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11317 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 21, 2016) - The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis and the UC Davis School of Medicine received a $2.49 million Primary Care Training Enhancement Award from Health Resources and Services Administration to improve primary care education and training. Thu, 21 Jul 2016 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11317 Rebecca Badeaux 2016-07-21T00:00:00Z UC Davis scientists awarded grant for rare genetic disorder research http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11322/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11322 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 21, 2016) - The state stem cell agency, the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM), today approved a $1.1 million grant to UC Davis for research aimed at developing a treatment for Angelman syndrome,  a rare, neurogenetic autism-spectrum disorder that occurs in one in 15,000 live births. Thu, 21 Jul 2016 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11322 Charles Casey 2016-07-21T00:00:00Z UC Davis researchers temporarily turn off brain area to better understand function http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11315/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11315 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 20, 2016) - Capitalizing on experimental genetic techniques, researchers at UC Davis’ California National Primate Research Center (CNPRC) have demonstrated that temporarily turning off an area of the brain changes patterns of activity across much of the remaining brain. Wed, 20 Jul 2016 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11315 Dorsey Griffith 2016-07-20T00:00:00Z High quality MRIs without sedation are possible in severely affected children with autism http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11311/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11311 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 19, 2016) - UC Davis researchers have found a way to get MRI images of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and intellectual disability without sedating them first using the principles of applied behavior analysis. Tue, 19 Jul 2016 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11311 Dorsey Griffith 2016-07-19T00:00:00Z MIND Institute awarded key federal training grant http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11310/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11310 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 18, 2016) - Adding to its growing portfolio of important federal grants to address the needs of people with developmental disabilities, the UC Davis MIND Institute, in collaboration with California State University Sacramento, has been awarded $2.7 million, to be spent over five years, to train professionals and family members who care for people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other neurodevelopmental disorders. Mon, 18 Jul 2016 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11310 Dorsey Griffith 2016-07-18T00:00:00Z Historic data to aid in long-term study of ethnic disparities in brain health and dementia http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11299/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11299 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 14, 2016) - Physical exams conducted from the 1960s through the 1980s will be revisited to evaluate risks and protective factors in early and midlife that could affect brain health and dementia diagnoses among a large, ethnically diverse group of seniors. The Kaiser Permanente Northern California Division of Research will partner with the UC Davis Alzheimer’s Disease Center for the study, which is funded with a five-year, $13 million grant from the National Institute on Aging. Thu, 14 Jul 2016 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11299 Karen Finney 2016-07-14T00:00:00Z Oncologists and cancer patients often differ in prognosis perceptions http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11307/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11307 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 14, 2016) - Patients with stage III or IV cancer report far more optimistic expectations for survival than their oncologists thought they had communicated, according to new research published today in JAMA Oncology. Effective communication between doctors and their patients who could be nearing the end of their lives is crucial, according to the authors, since this is when quality-of-life decisions merge with discussions about treatment options. Thu, 14 Jul 2016 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11307 Karen Finney 2016-07-14T00:00:00Z New grant further solidifies UC Davis' leadership role in translational research http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11289/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11289 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 12, 2016) - The UC Davis Clinical and Translational Science Center (CTSC) and the wide array of services that have supported innovative biomedical research and led to the development of new treatments for diseases during the past 10 years will continue, thanks to a $27.8 million grant from the National Center for Accelerating Translational Science and the ongoing support from the School of Medicine. Tue, 12 Jul 2016 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11289 Carole Gan 2016-07-12T00:00:00Z Increasing the minimum wage can improve health http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11298/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11298 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 12, 2016) - The emotional debate around minimum wage levels focuses entirely on economics and overlooks the fact that increasing minimum wages can improve health, according to an editorial by UC Davis health economist Paul Leigh published in the American Journal of Public Health.l Tue, 12 Jul 2016 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11298 Karen Finney 2016-07-12T00:00:00Z School of Medicine student honored by AMA http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11295/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11295 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 11, 2016) - Nancy Rodriguez, a second-year UC Davis medical student, has been honored by the American Medical Association Foundation with one of its prestigious 2016 Minority Scholars awards. She is one of only 20 students nationwide to receive the honor.  Mon, 11 Jul 2016 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11295 Charles Casey 2016-07-11T00:00:00Z UC Davis offers fluorescence cystoscopy for bladder cancer http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11291/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11291 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 11, 2016) - The UC Davis Department of Urology now offers fluorescence, also called blue light, cystoscopy during surgery for bladder tumor removal. Mon, 11 Jul 2016 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11291 Caitlin Scordalakis 2016-07-11T00:00:00Z Myth of cognitive decline talk kicks off community lecture series http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11290/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11290 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 8, 2016) - Joel Kramer, clinical neuropsychologist who has specialized in the study of cognition and behavior for over three decades, will kick off the 2016 Community Discovery Lecture Series with a talk entitled, "The Myth of Cognitive Decline: Optimizing Brain Health as We Age," on July 12 from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. at the Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Drive, Walnut Creek, Calif. Fri, 08 Jul 2016 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11290 Carole Gan 2016-07-08T00:00:00Z UC Davis Medical Center awarded 'Most Wired 2016' designation http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11282/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11282 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 6, 2016) - For the sixth time in as many years, the UC Davis Medical Center has earned the “Most Wired” designation as one of the nation’s top leaders in information technology.  Wed, 06 Jul 2016 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11282 Mark DeAnda 2016-07-06T00:00:00Z UC Davis scientists awarded grant for rare genetic disorder research http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11285/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11285 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 5, 2016) - The London-based LouLou Foundation, in partnership with the Orphan Disease Center of the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, has awarded a grant to UC Davis Institute for Regenerative Cures Director Jan Nolta and one of the institute’s post-doctoral fellows, Kyle Fink, to study how Fink’s gene editing techniques might be used to treat a rare genetic disorder that hits children – mainly girls – at a very young age with difficult-to-control seizures and severe neuro-developmental impairment. Tue, 05 Jul 2016 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11285 Charles Casey 2016-07-05T00:00:00Z The experts agree: Environmental toxins hurt brain development http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11280/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11280 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 1, 2016) - An unprecedented alliance of leading scientists, health professionals, and children’s and environmental health advocates agree for the first time that today’s scientific evidence supports a link between exposures to toxic chemicals in air, water, food and everyday products and children’s risks for neurodevelopmental disorders. Fri, 01 Jul 2016 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11280 Karen Finney 2016-07-01T00:00:00Z Omalu awarded for contributions to health of American democracy, sports medicine http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11281/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11281 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 1, 2016) - Bennet Omalu, associate clinical professor of pathology and laboratory medicine at UC Davis and chief medical examiner of San Joaquin County, Calif., received two awards for his work on chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a degenerative condition that he first identified in professional football players. Fri, 01 Jul 2016 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11281 Carole Gan 2016-07-01T00:00:00Z Beware of unapproved stem cell procedures http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11277/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11277 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 30, 2016) - At least 351 companies across the United States are marketing unapproved stem cell procedures, according to a new study by a UC Davis stem cell researcher and a University of Minnesota bioethicist. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11277 Charles Casey 2016-06-30T00:00:00Z Endowment for promising students honors de Vere White http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11275/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11275 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 29, 2016) - Ralph de Vere White, who steps down this week after a 32-year career at UC Davis Health System, has been honored with an educational endowment in his name. Wed, 29 Jun 2016 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11275 Dorsey Griffith 2016-06-29T00:00:00Z Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities 5-year grant renewed http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11274/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11274 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 28, 2016) - The Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (CEDD) at the UC Davis MIND Institute has received a University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities grant award from the Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11274 Caitlin Scordalakis 2016-06-28T00:00:00Z UC Davis nursing school welcomes first class of master's entry in nursing students, record classes of physician assistant, nurse practitioner students http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11259/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11259 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 24, 2016) - The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis formally welcomed the largest incoming class in the school’s history, including 24 students in the school’s newest degree program, the Master’s Entry in Nursing Program. Members of the Classes of 2018 include 18 registered nurses working toward a master’s-degree as nurse practitioners and 65 future physician assistants. Fri, 24 Jun 2016 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11259 Rebecca Badeaux 2016-06-24T00:00:00Z Study shows that some, but not all, premenstrual symptoms are linked with inflammation http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11258/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11258 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 23, 2016) - Certain premenstrual symptoms, such as mood changes, breast pain and abdominal cramps, are linked with inflammation, but headache is not, according to new research from UC Davis Health System. Published in the current issue of the Journal of Women’s Health, the results suggest that anti-inflammatory medications may be appropriate for some but not all symptoms associated with menstruation. Thu, 23 Jun 2016 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11258 Karen Finney 2016-06-23T00:00:00Z "Digital neurotherapeutic" in development at the UC Davis MIND Institute http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11249/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11249 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 22, 2016) - A UC Davis researcher has created a video game for children who experience cognitive impairments from genetic disorders with the hope that that it will improve their ability to mentally process information about space and time. Wed, 22 Jun 2016 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11249 Dorsey Griffith 2016-06-22T00:00:00Z Nearly 10 million U.S. adults severely nearsighted http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11253/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11253 UC Davis, Calif. (June 22, 2016) - A new study by investigators at the American Academy of Ophthalmology, Genentech, the National Institutes of Health and UC Davis Eye Center has found that 9.6 million U.S. adults are highly myopic, or severely nearsighted, and of those, nearly 820,000 have a degenerative form of the disease and more than 41,000 suffer myopic choroidal neovascularization, a complication that can cause long-term vision loss, especially in women. Wed, 22 Jun 2016 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11253 Carole Gan 2016-06-22T00:00:00Z MIND Institute researcher studies feasibility of community providers training parents of children with autism http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11252/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11252 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 22, 2016) - Research has long shown that parent-implemented “naturalistic developmental behavioral interventions,” which are applied in a child’s usual setting and designed to build developmentally appropriate skills, help decrease the main symptoms of autism spectrum disorder (ASD). However, parent training by community providers had not previously been studied. Wed, 22 Jun 2016 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11252 Caitlin Scordalakis 2016-06-22T00:00:00Z U.S. News & World Report ranks UC Davis Children's Hospital among nation's best http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11088/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11088 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 21, 2016) - UC Davis Children’s Hospital has been ranked by U.S. News & World Reportamong the nation’s top hospitals in five pediatric subspecialties. UC Davis ranked 19th in neonatology, 29th in diabetes and endocrinology and 43rd in nephrology. UC Davis Children's Hospital  also ranked 32nd in urology and 38th in orthopaedics, in collaboration with Shriners Hospital for Children – Northern California Tue, 21 Jun 2016 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11088 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2016-06-21T00:00:00Z Mothers with diabetes, other metabolic conditions, more likely to also have anti-fetal brain autoantibodies http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11239/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11239 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 17, 2016) - Mothers of children with autism who were diagnosed with metabolic conditions during pregnancy, particularly gestational and type 2 diabetes, were more likely to have anti-fetal brain autoantibodies in their blood compared to healthy women of children with autism. The presence of these anti-fetal brain autoantibodies has been previously found to be specific to some mothers of children with autism and rare among mothers of children without autism, researchers with the UC Davis MIND Institute have found. Fri, 17 Jun 2016 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11239 Phyllis Brown 2016-06-17T00:00:00Z West Coast Avengers pay visit to UC Davis Children's Hospital http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11247/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11247 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 16, 2016) - The West Coast Avengers caused quite a scene as they walked into the playroom at UC Davis Children’s Hospital earlier this week. Thu, 16 Jun 2016 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11247 David Ong 2016-06-16T00:00:00Z Glaser appointed to National Advisory Eye Council http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11233/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11233 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 16, 2016) - Thomas Glaser, professor in the Department of Cell Biology and Human Anatomy at UC Davis, was appointed to the National Advisory Eye Council of the National Eye Institute (NEI). Thu, 16 Jun 2016 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11233 Carole Gan 2016-06-16T00:00:00Z Backman receives Loma Linda School of Public Health Alumnus of the Year Award http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11221/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11221 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 15, 2016) - Desiree Backman, chief prevention officer for the California Department of Health Care Services and UC Davis Institute for Population Health Improvement, received the Loma Lina University School of Public Health Alumnus of the Year Award at the school’s commencement ceremony June 12.  Wed, 15 Jun 2016 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11221 Carole Gan 2016-06-15T00:00:00Z UC Davis study finds antibiotics increase availability of nutrients in the gut, enabling growth of pathogens http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11225/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11225 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 15, 2016) - Research led by Andreas Bäumler, professor of medical immunology and microbiology at UC Davis Health System, has identified a new mechanism explaining how antibiotics change the gut microbiota, increasing nutrients that benefit the growth of pathogens, like Salmonella. Wed, 15 Jun 2016 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11225 Carole Gan 2016-06-15T00:00:00Z Pelech named interim division head of pediatric cardiology http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11229/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11229 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 15, 2016) - Andrew Pelech, professor of pediatrics, has been appointed as interim head of the UC Davis Division of Pediatric Cardiology, effective May 15. Wed, 15 Jun 2016 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11229 Caitlin Scordalakis 2016-06-15T00:00:00Z New East 7 pediatrics unit now open http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11208/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11208 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 14, 2016) - The new East 7 acute care pediatric unit is now open. The purpose of the six-bed unit is to provide care to stable pediatric patients, ages 5 and older. East 7 is designed for patients with a length of stay shorter than 24 hours, but it is equipped to care for patients with a longer length of stay. Tue, 14 Jun 2016 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11208 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2016-06-14T00:00:00Z Tempkin honored by Huntington's Disease Society of America http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11217/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11217 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 13, 2016) - The Northern California Chapter of the Huntington’s Disease Society of America (HDSA) recently honored Teresa Tempkin, co-director of the HDSA Center of Excellence at UC Davis, for her nearly 18 years of service to patients with Huntington’s disease and their families in Sacramento and the nation. The honor was presented during the chapter’s annual convention, held at the UC Davis MIND Institute. Mon, 13 Jun 2016 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11217 Phyllis Brown 2016-06-13T00:00:00Z Media advisory: West Coast Avengers visit UC Davis Children's Hospital patients June 15 http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11222/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11222 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 13, 2016) - UC Davis Children’s Hospital patients and their families will get a visit from West Coast Avengers, dressed as characters from the Marvel Universe films and other iconic films. Mon, 13 Jun 2016 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11222 Caitlin Scordalakis 2016-06-13T00:00:00Z UC Davis establishes research center to tackle pain epidemic http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11192/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11192 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 13, 2016) - Leveraging the vast expertise of scholars and scientists in medicine, nursing and other health science disciplines, UC Davis has established the Center for Advancing Pain Relief. Mon, 13 Jun 2016 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11192 Rebecca Badeaux 2016-06-13T00:00:00Z UC Davis nursing school hosts fifth graduation celebration http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11214/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11214 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 10, 2016) - The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis hosted its fifth graduation celebration, lauding the accomplishments of 52 master’s-degree students and eight doctoral candidates. Fri, 10 Jun 2016 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11214 Rebecca Badeaux 2016-06-10T00:00:00Z NIH funding for dermatology research trending downward for women and MDs http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11209/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11209 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 9, 2016) - In a retrospective study of dermatology research awards from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) from 2009 to 2014, a team of UC Davis researchers found a significant decline in women investigators and a striking reduction in MD-only investigator funding dollars. Thu, 09 Jun 2016 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11209 Charles Casey 2016-06-09T00:00:00Z Orbis, UC Davis surgery team train on world's only Flying Eye Hospital http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11204/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11204 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 8, 2016) - Staff physicians and nurses from UC Davis and Orbis International, a global not for profit that brings the world together to fight blindness, are practicing their critical-care skills on board the new MD-10 Flying Eye Hospital, the world’s only accredited, mobile teaching eye hospital. Wed, 08 Jun 2016 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11204 Carole Gan 2016-06-08T00:00:00Z Warmer weather, open windows raise risk of kids falling from windows http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11202/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11202 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 8, 2016) - More than 5,000 children are treated in U.S. hospital emergency departments each year for window fall-related injuries. These falls and injuries tend to be more common during the spring and summer months since people tend to open their windows during warm weather. Wed, 08 Jun 2016 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11202 Caitlin Scordalakis 2016-06-08T00:00:00Z Risk of autism with intellectual disability linked with maternal immune dysfunction during pregnancy http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11191/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11191 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 7, 2016) - Pregnant women with higher levels of inflammatory cytokines and chemokines, proteins that control communication between cells of the immune system, may be at significantly greater risk of having a child with autism combined with intellectual disability, researchers with the UC Davis MIND Institute have found. Tue, 07 Jun 2016 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11191 Phyllis Brown 2016-06-07T00:00:00Z Lung cancer patients who have surgery live longer http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11116/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11116 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 7, 2016) - Patients with late-stage, non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) who have surgery have better survival rates than those who don’t, but fewer of these patients are undergoing surgery, UC Davis researchers have found. Tue, 07 Jun 2016 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11116 Dorsey Griffith 2016-06-07T00:00:00Z UC Davis offers fusion-guided prostate biopsies http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11197/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11197 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 7, 2016) - The UC Davis Department of Urology now offers fusion-guided biopsies, combining ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to identify prostate cancer. Tue, 07 Jun 2016 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11197 Caitlin Scordalakis 2016-06-07T00:00:00Z Developing drugs to treat autism topic of next MIND Distinguished Lecture http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11198/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11198 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 7, 2016) - Although emerging research has identified potential targets for investigational medications for autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders, there is a significant gap between when they are identified and when clinical trials begin for patients. Evdokia Anagnostou, a Toronto-based clinician/scientist, will discuss the pipeline from bench research to clinical trials during the next UC Davis MIND Institute Distinguished Lecturer Series. Tue, 07 Jun 2016 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11198 Phyllis Brown 2016-06-07T00:00:00Z Critical Care Transport Team gets a new ride http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11186/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11186 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 6, 2016) - The best care begins not only with the right team, but also the right equipment. The UC Davis Children’s Hospital Critical Care Transport (CCTT) Program is a dedicated children’s transport team available to a 33-county area – and sometimes beyond – 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Mon, 06 Jun 2016 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11186 Lisa Nguyen 2016-06-06T00:00:00Z Bowlus now leads the UC Davis Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11189/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11189 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 6, 2016) - Christopher Bowlus, a nationally recognized expert in liver diseases, is the new chief of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at UC Davis Health System. Mon, 06 Jun 2016 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11189 Karen Finney 2016-06-06T00:00:00Z Fancher named Associate Dean for Workforce Innovation and Community Engagement http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11185/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11185 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 3, 2016) - Tonya Fancher, an associate professor of internal medicine who has overseen a variety of student training programs that focus on underserved populations, has been named the associate dean for Workforce Innovation and Community Engagement at the School of Medicine. Fri, 03 Jun 2016 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11185 Charles Casey 2016-06-03T00:00:00Z UC Davis study finds advantages of pediatric kidney transplants from very young donors http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11174/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11174 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 2, 2016) - swResearchers at UC Davis found that "en bloc" kidneys  transplanted from very young deceased donors (median age 1 year) are safe and may have some advantages for children awaiting a kidney transplant. Thu, 02 Jun 2016 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11174 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2016-06-02T00:00:00Z UC Davis nursing graduate students showcase scholarly work at Academic Symposium http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11177/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11177 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 2, 2016) - From role confusion for frontline nurses in leadership positions and challenges for school health administrators to confronting implicit bias in kindergarten and preparing seniors for emergencies, the scope of work undertaken by students at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis ranges from clinical to community, from birth to end of life. Thu, 02 Jun 2016 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11177 Rebecca Badeaux 2016-06-02T00:00:00Z